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Collaborative action research: exploring the complexities of students' expectations and experiences of widening participation

Newman University College
11 November 2009 12:00-16:00

The Higher Education Academy and Newman University College would like to invite you to the above research seminar, which is part of Research Seminar Series 2009: Access and Success for All.  Details of the Series are available at:
Details of the above seminar including abstract, speakers and bookings are available at:

This seminar investigates how the processes and outcomes of collaborative action research can be used to:

  • Present the initial findings of widening participation amongst the first cohort of students;
  • Reflect on how the action research can be used to inform strategy and how the methods can be adopted by the other institutions;
  • Identify and explore the implications of developing the research capacity of the ‘student voice’ for institutional strategies and practices.


  • Professor Stan Tucker, Dean of School of Community and Professional Studies
  • Dr Dave Trotman, Head of Education Studies
  • Representatives of the 10 members of staff from Education and Professional Studies

30 free places are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To book a place, please email Carol Millington directly.

Contact Name:
Carol Millington
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